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FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 3:00pm EST
obama spends. >> it took 8 years to get the united states where it is now it will take another 8 years to get it back. >> we can stop doing it if we stop spending a lot of money on war. >> taxing people that have a lot of money is not unfair. we don't need people to be as rich as they really are. >> and for the record bush did spend an astounding 3 trillion per year average over 8 years, but obama spent 3.8 trillion per year so far and that is adjusted for inflation so obama spent 25 percent more. they don't believe there. they think it's all bush. they think it's all bush's fault. >> it's a special kind of kool-aid. it's half worship mixed with mass illusion and they are all drinking it. they couldn't answer the question how are you going to pay for it? look at the riots and protests and killing and tlhreats that ae happening in that country. >> this is the scariest part. i assume we will become greece. i hope we can avoid greece. the reaction of people in greece is not to say gee we messed up we spent too much. it's to be angry about the politicians who want to cut back a bit and how
LINKTV
Jan 21, 2013 2:00pm PST
make a difference the second time around. obama then looked forward to his next and final four years in office calling an end to the politics of division and saying the united states could achieve anything if it acted as one. >> a decade of war is now ending. an economic recovery has begun. america's possibilities are limitless, for we possess all of the qualities this world without boundaries demand, youth and drive, diversity and openness. an endless capacity for risk and a gift for reinvention. my fellow americans, we are made for this moment and we will seize it so long as we seize it together. >> our washington correspondent was there. you were at the inauguration. obama had quite a big wish list. take us through it. >> well, it is not really a wish list. inaugural speeches are not the place for a wish list. but you can read between the lines. i would sum it up with two words, unity and equality. a message to republicans meaning let's work together for a cnge to try to make things better in america, especially economically speaking and also for the budget. now equality is someth
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 6:30pm PST
make a difference the second time around. obama then looked forward to his next and final four years in office calling an end to the politics of division and saying the united states could achieve anything if it acted as one. >> a decade of war is now ending. an economic recovery has begun. america's possibilities are limitless, for we possess all of the qualities this world without boundaries demand, youth and drive, diversity and openness. an endless capacity for risk and a gift for reinvention. my fellow americans, we are made for this moment and we will seize it so long as we seize it together. >> our washington correspondent was there. you were at the inauguration. obama had quite a big wish list. take us through it. >> well, it is not really a wish list. inaugural speeches are not the place for a wish list. but you can read between the lines. i would sum it up with two words, unity and equality. a message to republicans meaning let's work together for a change to try to make things better in america, especially economically speaking and also for the budget. now equality is some
FOX Business
Jan 25, 2013 12:00am EST
astounding $3 trillion per year, but obama spent 3.8 trillion per year so far, and that is adjusted for inflation. so obama spent 25% more. but they don't believe that. they think it's all bush's fault. >> it's a special kind of kool-aid, it is half worship ms. with dilution -- mixed with dilution. look at the threats that are happening in this country? john: i hope we would learn from what happened in greece. but as of this week, no longer do because the reaction of people in greece is not to say we messed up, we spend too much, it is to be angry about the politicians who want to cut back. and how do they take it out, they bombed the homes of tv commentators who support this. so that is a model for us? >> unfortunately that is the road we are headed down. i live in california and we see it coming faster. we shouldn't be that close to greece being on the opposite coast, but we are. john: another model for failure. >> he said i was a model and i take that as a compliment. i studied in greece and i love greece and i understand the greek people. i will go there and show the problems an
FOX Business
Jan 27, 2013 12:00am EST
the next four years will be like? >> i think it's going to get better. john: what will president obama do about immigration? >> and discernible. john: marijuana. >> i expect the federal government to come in. john: that is our show tonight. >> and now john stossel. ♪ john: to was that guy? anyway, this monday our nation's capital looked like a marquee when a new king is ground. thousands of plot, a cheer. many act like subjects worshiping nobility. economic troubles, why all the pomp? watching, i wondered, should our capital be called imperial washington? maybe ago to far. senator john barrasso attended the inauguration joining us from washington. my imperial washington seems to be a minority opinion. in my being unfair? >> i have been to every inauguration since i was in my dad took me to john kennedy's inauguration this inauguration, i tell you, i am less concerned about what happens one day than i am concerned about what this president plans to do for the next four years as an imperial president with rules and regulations and red tape and the czars, the recess appointments rather
WHUT
Jan 21, 2013 11:00am EST
years of reality. as i said, it's the sort of thing where we know who barack obama is and we have this sense that people -- >> but it's not same way it was before. >> that's an amazing cheering shot. one of the things you can see on the mall, they have jumbotrons set up so even if you can't get close enough to see the president walk out they're seeing what we're seeing which is the first glimpse of the president walking. >> we say it's not as many people as last time but for the people in the mall -- >> get a shot of the trumpets, the heraldry and the pageantry. >> mark? >> i was thinking 28 years ago i was covering walter mondale's campaign. he was in los angeles. >> we're going to stop. the president of the united states. [trumpet fanfare] ♪ ♪ . >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states, barack h. obama, accompanied by staff director are to ceremonies, jean borocisz, terrance gainer, house sergeant at arms, paul irving, chairman of the joint congressional committee on ceremonies, charles schumer, senator lamar alexander, the speaker of the house
FOX
Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm EST
:00. >> and the edge begins with another four years at both president barack obama and vice president joe biden were officially sworn into their second term of office today. thanks for joining us tonight and staying with us tonight i'm laura evans. their second term is officially now underway. tomorrow's public ceremony has half a million people in the district this weekend. fox 5's audrey barnes with that story. >> reporter: a smaller crowd is expected to attend tomorrow's public swearing in ceremony than the one four years ago, but even so those planning to be there says it still feels fresh and new and historic. >> i, barack obama do solemnly swear. >> president obama's second term official by began at noon today when he took the oath of office at a private ceremony. it's the public ceremony monday on the west front of the capitol that has lured people from around the country to d.c. for some it's a repeat trip. >> absolutely we were here four years ago. >> reporter: jay and kioka marks weren't here in 2009. they just had a baby, but this time everything worked out perfectly. what
FOX Business
Jan 27, 2013 1:00am EST
. the president looks seriously he is not. he ignores what he said seven years ago. senator obama said this it took 42 president's 224 years to run up $1 trillion of foreign debt to but this administration did that in five years. he was right. but no obama's administration ran up another $6 trillion. how was that possible? barack obama at believed this. >> barack obama has a debt problem into increase the debt limit. >> but president demands congress raise the debt limit without condition. i want the old obama back. then to one scaresebsite to buy these supermen. sebsite to buy and see you tomorrow and on the after the show show. >> brenda: stocks soaring with the dow surging toward 14,000. and now, a new court ruling could have the job market surging, too? hi, everyone, i'm brenda buttner, this is bulls and bears. the courts delivering a big blow to the white house and unions, deeming the president's recess appointments to the nation's labor board unconstitutional and some here say that gave job creators everywhere the green light for hiring, are they right or wrong? horr here they ar
CNN
Jan 21, 2013 7:00pm PST
since obama's speech several years ago, about where one america, the democratic national convention, something that had always stayed in my psyche, i think. and i always wanted to write a poem about it. and i finally got the assignment and i think there were echos of that in my mine and something i've always believed, especially since i moved to a small town. the idea of unity. not only unity but that we're all so necessary and every little piece is what makes this puzzle of america work. from every walk of life, every facet. that's kind of what i wanted to bring together in the poem. >> i'm wondering as a gay american, to be on that stage today as part of the inauguration, the president talked about stonewall and said it in the same sentence as seneca and stonewall. as you were sitting there when you heard that, what did you think? >> i thought it was simply amazing. i mean, i don't think i've ever heard that powerfully before, especially when i was there right in person. they passed the gay marriage act and it was such an incredible validation. my partner and i had been together f
FOX Business
Jan 26, 2013 9:00pm EST
. john: for the record, bush did spend an astounding $3 trillion per year, but obama spent 3.8 trillion per year so far, and that is adjusted for inflation. so obama spent 25% more. but they don't believe that. they think it's all bush's fault. >> it's a special kind of kool-aid, it is half worship ms. with dilution -- mixed with dilution. look at the threats that are happening in this country? john: i hope we would learn from what happened in greece. but as of this week, no longer do because the reaction of people in greece is not to say we messed up, we spend too much, it is to be angry about the politicians who want to cut back. and how do they take it out, they bombed the homes of tv commentators who support this. so that is a model for us? >> unfortunately that is the road we are headed down. i live in california and we see it coming faster. we shouldn't be that close to greece being on the opposite coast, but we are. john: another model for failure. >> he said i was a model and i take that as a compliment. i studied in greece and i love greece and i understand the greek people. i
WHUT
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am EST
in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, where barack obama will be publicly sworn in for his second term as u.s. president in a few hours' time. hundreds of thousands are expected. the mood of optimism and hope that marked the president's historic inauguration four years ago has given way to more realistic expectations of what he can achieve now. let's get more from john in washington. >> thank you, welcome to an icy cold washington, where you can see don breaking behind us. the barack obama position in history is guaranteed. that was a short four years ago when he became the first african-american president. but his legacy will be shaped by what he does over the next four years. so, what can we expect from a second term obama? let's get this report from our washington correspondent, ben wright. >> a face familiar, but still inspiring to his supporters. for them, today will be a time to celebrate and remember. not every president gets his second term, but now barack obama begins four more years in the white house. washington has been preparing itself for days. security is incredibly
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 12:00am PST
november -- >> america wanted barack obama for four more years, and now we have him. by the way, good luck with that. chris: that was a bit sarcastic. today as the president take the oath, the new nbc wall street poll traces a geographic divide. 60% of americans who live in cities say they like the president personally, and like his policies. in the suburbs 43% like him and his policies. but in rural areas it's just 27%. and that's what you see playing out in congress. also inside the poll 6-10 strong republicans dislike the president personally as well as his policies. joe, there's a deep groove of resistance out there, and i guess the question is, how does the first term look, when you look back on it, compared to how it's looking? >> he's going to drive them completely crazy, those 60% of hrps in this term. and the reason for it is that there's an enormous story that we're missing, and that is we have had two important votes in the last three weeks. one was on sandy, the other was on raising taxes. in both cases obama had a bipartisan majority in the house. that is a governing majo
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 1:00pm PST
about just 7 years ago. congressional record shows that senator obama said this about the bush administration. it took 42 presidents 224 years to run up only one trillion of foreign held debt. this administration did more than that in just five years. he was right the bush administration did that. but now obama's administration has done much worse. they have run up another 6 trillion in debt. how is that possible when just a few years ago barack obama believed this. >> america has a debt problem. therefore tends to oppose the effort to increase america's debt limit. >> this year president obama demands congress raise the debt limit without condition. i want the old barack obama back. he made sense. a new guy, he scares the heck out of me. i fear he's going to bankrupt my country. that's our show, i am john stossel. we will be back next week. (applause) captioned by, closed captioning services, inc. >> i am heather childers. welcome to america's news headquarters. >> glad you are with us. topping the news at this hour u.s. tax funder deal gave egypt some of the advanced military
CNN
Jan 22, 2013 1:00am PST
president obama said today, this is our moment. and it wasn't his moment four years ago. because he couldn't do so many of the things he wanted to do if he wanted to get reelected. now he doesn't have to worry about that. this is his moment. it is his moment for immigration. it is his moment for gun control. it is his moment for equality. for me that was one of the most stunning things he said. because he is in the now right now. >> robin, i'm wondering as you watch these balls tonight, this is a tradition that goes back an awfully long way. so many people wondering what michelle obama was going to wear. what were you looking for? >> i think part of it, what you look for is whether or not she is going to embrace a new designer. whether or not she will do something that takes her outside the corporate structure of fashion. and one of the reasons we were all enthusiastically watching is because we recognize that every time she does wear something from a young designer, she makes a very strong statement that kind of normalizes the fashion industry. she focuses our attention on the fact
WHUT
Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm EST
hope in barack obama's last four years, if he does not force it, if he does not come to both sides by the way the palestinian leadership is as weak but as the israelis [indiscernible] there was an article that the last year was the cleanest year in terms of terrorist attacks in israel. no israeli died from an attack coming from the west bank. unless barack obama would come up with an iron fist in one hand and a carrot and the other and say, this is the piece, take it or leave it. if you a ticket, you get this care. if you don't, you get this aaron fist. nothing will happen on the ground. you will deteriorate and violence will prevail. >> have you tried to show this on to president obama? >> i wish he would see it. i don't know how i can try to do that. maybe you can help me. i would be more than happy. it shows a description of the conflict between the palestinians and the israelis from the people who are most responsible, from the security chiefs, something that has not been done up until now. >> dror moreh, you have all six surviving former heads of shin bet. >> yes. all of them.
FOX Business
Jan 24, 2013 10:00pm EST
. the president looks seriously he is not. he ignores what he said seven years ago. senator obama said this it took 42 president's 224 years to run up $1 trillion of foreign debt to but this administration did that in five years. he was right. but no obama's administration ran up another $6 trillion. how was that possible? barack obama at believed this. >> barack obama has a debt problem into increase the debt limit. >> but president demands congress raise the debt limit without condition. i want the old obama back. then to one scares the heck out of me. by a fear he will bankrupt the country. we will be back next week. [applause] nearly a dozen of those weapons on display at the news conference, including the so-called assault weapon used by the newtown, connecticut, shooter, atlanta. the senators placed the blame not on that young man with serious mental illness was left untreated, but rather on gun laws. >> weaken gun laws allow these mass killings to be carried out again and again. weapons designed originally for the military to kill large numbers of people are replicated for civil
CW
Jan 21, 2013 10:00pm PST
from washington d.c. as president obama sets his agenda for 4 more years. >> plus why everyone's talking about something called the carly. >> good evening. i'm elizabeth cook. >> and i'm ken. >> we sent reporter christen aira and it was a star studied event tonight. we've heard the president side in his inauguration speech, jennifer hudson sang let's state together at 1 of 2 inaugural balls. >> today we experience the majesty of our democracy. >> he also danced with a staff sergeant. the first lady wore jason wu. the events were scaled back, but the celebration was not. the highlight of the day came hours earlier just before noon the president hut his hand on bible -- put his hand on bibles owned by martin luther king and abraham lincoln. >> he spoke about eclusion, cooperation, and hope. >> as he was leaving the capitol steps, the president paused to take in the spec spectacle. he said i'll never see this again. >> in case you're wondering the 3 words that he uttered, gay, making history today by mentioning gays. as we went on throughout washington d.c., we had an opportunity to
FOX News
Jan 22, 2013 2:00am PST
that could have been written 30 years ago. owe b obama is on fire >> alicia keys and jennifer hudson sirn nayeding the president as they danced to the song "let's stay together. >> you can't go wrong with those kinds of celebrations. the president is soaking it all in every moment of a day that was truly his own. he remarked that he wanted to take one more look at the crowd who gathered knowing he didn't want to repeat this again. it will completely fade because he has to go back to work for congress and republicans are waiting to exercise in governing. >> much of the country waking up to freezing temperatures. >> maria molina on places we could be getting snow today. snow is fun. >> it will be that cold you might as well get snow. across new york lake erie and northwestern pennsylvania and western portions of the state of michigan you are talking about heat p sleet possible in those areas. be careful through out the day and into tomorrow as it is expected to continue. frigid temperatures in minneapolis. actual temperature 9 below zero. 70 degrees in cleveland 3 degrees in chicago. y
CNN
Jan 23, 2013 12:00am PST
. america is hurting economically. and despite president obama's best efforts in the first four years, it's still hurting. a lot of people suffering. do you like the tenor of what you're hearing from him for his second term or is it fiddling while rome burns? >> first of all, i don't think america's in bad shape at all. >> explain to a layman why that is. i hear a lot of business people say that right now. how can a country that's so riddled with debt actually not be in bad shape. >> first of all, when we talk about debt, everyone likes to compare it to households. it is not the same. a sovereign debt is not the same as debt i might have or any of us might have as individuals. we can't print money. the country can. we don't have a central bank. the country does. so it's not even apples to apples, but you know, this is an entrepreneurial country. and you know, i have investments in more than 70 companies. and not one time as a conversation about the national deficit ever come up. not one time did the fiscal cliff ever come up. not one time even did tax rates ever come up. you know, the
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2013 2:30am PST
obama, i think by the end of the year you could get a deal on immigration. even that one when you get to the nuts and bolts, politics are tough for a lot of the republicans, particularly in southern districts. >> thanks so much. you'll be on "morning joe" later? >> i will. >> don't use it all up on me. as always, let us know why you're awake or tell us how you'll be spending your martin luther king jr./inauguration day. we'll read the best responses, as always, later in the show. still ahead on "way too early," the baltimore ravens? what do you mean? do we have any ravens fans here? they shocked tom brady and set up an all harbaugh bowl. and later, saturday night live's second hand news correspondents, they get all the facts wrong. that clip and a check on weather when "way too early" comes right back live from the dubliner. >>> the u.s. supreme court today overturned laws on the books for nearly a century and ruled that corporations can spend freely now on political campaigns. [ male announcer ] where do you turn for legal matters? at legalzoom, we've created a better place to handle
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 10:00pm EST
wasn't the peaceful transfer of power as much as it was a continuation of the obama years and because we all get the seriousness of it, how about what else our cameras picked up along the way. like the hat choice of justice briar and justice scalia. sasha got caught yawning the way any kid would. there was the former president. there was the heart stopper for that brief moment when we thought the oath was going bad again. >> the office of president of the united states. >> and will -- >> overall the beautiful obama girls seemed to have a great outing, including some great moves on the inaugural stand, and big sister photo bombing her dad. the now famous first lady eye roll was apparently because the speaker was joking with the president over quitting smoking, at least according to a lip reading expert, though the speaker's office says that's not the case. and speaking of which, a lot of people noticed the president going to town on the gum at the end of the day, widely speculated to be nicorette. there was the host with the most, senator chuck schumer, and the beyonce moment.
FOX
Jan 21, 2013 6:00pm PST
favorite of the obama family. she sang at last four years ago. >> president obama surprised many people by including a line in his address about gay rights. >> our journey is not complete till our gay brothers brothers and sisters are treated like everyone else under the law. surely the love must be equal as well. >> it is the first time the issue of gay rights has been mentioned in an inaugural address. >> the opera house opened its doors for a watch party today. >> my fellow americans, the oath i have sworn before you today -- >> people gathered to watch president obama's faith in america's future speech. one woman came for the atmosphere and a speech that is all about community involvement. >> you know, he strikes the right amount of hope and challenges all of us to step forward and participate in our government which is important. >> people were thrilled the festivities on the day that honored martin luther king, jr. for more on today's festivities in washington, log on to www.ktvu.com and click on the inauguration tab. >>> while addressing the nation today president obama pr
FOX Business
Jan 21, 2013 7:00pm EST
: president obama a day into the four-year term. the inauguration is covered here tonight from all angles. republican of texas joining us, the a-team and monica youley along with the pulitzer prize winning journalist, judy, and joining us here today, and president obama ice second inauguration falling on the martin luther king holiday. the symbolism not lost on the president as he navigated through l pomp and circumstance of the occasion to give a glimtion of the progressive agenda if the next four years. white house correspondent ed henry has the report. >> for president obama, plenty of differences from four years ago. he's grayer, weather warmer, crowd smaller, and the oath of office had no slip ups. this time, he was more aggressive in using his inaugural address to reprize the central message of the campaign making it clear he believes he has a mandate. >> for weeks, the people understand that our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do well and a growing many barely make it. >> reporter: the nation's first african-american president sworn in for a second term on the ma
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 1:00am EST
lot more. he made that happen. he chose barack obama a then unknown 42-year-old senate candidate to give the key note address the most important address at the democratic national convention. barack obama couldn't get the credentials to get into the last convention made that speech. we had seen the person who could be the first african-american president without that speech, it is very hard almost impossible to imagine barack obama launching a campaign three years later. today barack obama made this happen. >> i know there is a lot of ground to cover. i look forward to that dialogue. >> john kerry's place to history is almost already assured. his contribution occurred at that seat 42 years ago. long before he actually ran for senate he testified to the foreign relations committee as a leader of vietnam veterans against the war. he was decorated in saving the lives of men who came forward to tell their stories, but he saved many more lives than that. he saved thousands and thousands of lives when he testified on april 22nd, 1971, 56,000 american soldiers had been killed in vietnam. i
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2013 10:00pm PST
three years later. today barack obama made this happen. >> i know there is a lot of ground to cover. i look forward to that dialogue. >> john kerry's place to history is almost already assured. his contribution occurred at that seat 42 years ago. long before he actually ran for senate he testified to the foreign relations committee as a leader of vietnam veterans against the war. he was decorated in saving the lives of men who came forward to tell their stories, but he saved many more lives than that. he saved thousands and thousands of lives when he testified on april 22nd, 1971, 56,000 american soldiers had been killed in vietnam. in each of the years he was in vietnam, more american soldiers were killed there than in the entirety of both wars in iraq afghanistan. it was a death toll that is unimaginable to any one who didn't live through those years. richard nixon had won the presidency on the lie that he had a plan to end the war. john kerry gave us more young americans including nixon knew was a lost cause. it was personified then by hippies. kids who were experimenting with new w
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am EST
? >> i'm doing great. >> reporter: she came up for the first inauguration of president obama four years ago with a whole group from tyler metro chamber of commerce. >> right, from tyler, texas. >> reporter: tyler, texas. you chartered a bus both times, right? >> both times we chartered a bus and rode up to see president obama be inaugurated. >> reporter: you had a fabulous time. >> a fabulous time last time and this time even better. >> reporter: we're showing some of the video from four years ago. it was so inspirational. tell me about the feelings that you had coming up here and seeing president obama inaugurated four years ago? >> it was very inspiring. i saw all nationalities come together to honor our president and to see him sworn in. >> reporter: you're a teacher. you also told me -- tell me about your struggle and the sif civil rights movement and because went -- and what you went through. >> i went to an integrated school. i was one of the first blacks going to the high school in texas. >> reporter: you're a trailblazer and bringing your group back again this year. >> bringing
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 11:15pm EST
economic climate. after four years if obama is reelected. i do not suggest the campbell should not be taken, simply that history playing with politics might give us pause. so what does history project about a second term for barack obama? where he reelect it was so few president having success at that time in office. what are the challenges that face those who had trouble or failed second term and what allowed others to succeed and can barack obama overcome these challenges if he's reelected to become a member of the select group of presidents that waited through the quagmire of the second term and somehow came through relatively unscathed. success in the second term does not imply there were not failures are significant stumbles. some even severe during my tenure. that do not impact how to be the fulfillment of a significant number of the following measures of success. first, the president must provide defense against foreign or domestic dress. secondly, the president must retain or expand economic, political or social opportunity. this becomes the primary challenge if the nation fee
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 9:00am PST
a few years ago president obama was boxed in by immigration. he had put the enforcement into effect, but he hadn't sort of made the system more gentle, more welcoming. politically he was in a bad spot with latino voters. a ton of pressure. now the funny thing about the situation is that politically, just politically, this is a win for him either way. >> even the dream act was there. there was a question as to what was going to happen with that. now through executive order he is somer assaulting. >> you have bobby jindahl saying we can't be the stupid party anymore. who wins out? >> they're all wrong. they're talking about the problem with the party -- the problem with the party is policy. seven days after the election, the ohio legislature, i assume with the blessing of governor kasich passes -- defeated in mississippi. i mean, what were they thinking? what are they thinking? i think they've got to look at themselves and say we've got to control the tea party aspect of this party. we've got to get back to taking positions that ordinary americans agree with. it's going to be interest
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 9:00pm PST
you'll work for. >> what's president obama done for labor in these last four years? >> well, i think he's tried to do quite a bit. i think in his heart he definitely supports, you know, working families. you know, part of the outcome piece, is what gets through the u.s. congress. so he definitely supported health care bill much more like speaker pelosi's tn what we ended up getting through the senate finance committee onto the senate floor and eventually adopted a year later. he definitely supported workers' rights legislation. he definitely supported much more aggressive moves to stop the foreclosures. he definitely supported climate change. so part of this is really, you know, we would love to see more active white house support for these democracy initiatives so that the change that i'm sure he still believes in had some reality to it instead of just, you know, on the back bench somewhere. >> did he fight hard enough? i don't want to put you on the spot -- yeah, i want to put you on the spot. >> that's okay, you can put me on the spot. >> i wonder why labor keeps rolling over for the d
SFGTV
Jan 26, 2013 3:30am PST
murdered with guns during president obama's final four years in office it is estimated that 40,000 americans will be killed with guns, the same amount of people killed in vietnam. says the shooting in arizona which killed six people including a nine-year-old and seriously injured than congresswoman-- as the city we should continue to lead the way to advocate for and pass policies that protect the general well-being of the society. today i am introducing two resolutions, supporting senator dianne feinstein's assault weapon legislation; and a resolution supporting the sandy hook promise, born out of the event that killed those 20 children, four teachers and two other distribution. assault weapons have been used in at least 459 incidents across the country. this resolution simply states adamant support for senator and feinstein's assault weapon regulatory act; affirms our support for gun-control and affirms protection for gun owners grandfathering the legal protections they had before. one month after the tragic shooting in sandy hook elementary -- we are committed to preventing trage
FOX News
Jan 20, 2013 7:00pm EST
them deeper into conflict. four more years of president obama, what could that look like? and thomas, a contributor for forbes magazine and when it comes to politics, an interesting background. thomas the press secretary coordinating congress and the oval office and you've had experience on weekends like this. what indications are you seeing about what the next four years will look like? >> well, it's really happening, it's actually not happening on capitol hill. it's happening with obama for america. today, obama for america, the president's very effective political infrastructure, became organizing for action, a 501 c-4 education organization, ostensibly, and they're going to be helping drive the obama agenda out there on a very grass roots level much like they did with the campaign. >> harris: and why does that matter? >> it matters because i think you know, listen, four years ago, president stood on the west end of the capitol and said he would set out remaking america, as if america needed remaking and started pushing, a political agenda. and inencumbered i think he's going to b
KRON
Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
. president obama has been sworn in for a second four- year term. supreme court chief justice john roberts administered the oath in a private ceremony.inside the blue room at the white house today. first lady michelle obama and daughters. malia and sasha were there to witness mister obama being sworn in. president time tomorrow. when he takes the oath of office at the >> four years ago temperatures were below freezing for tomorrow things will be warmer with low mid- 40s but it is going to be mostly cloudy. the chance for rain or shine o snow showers. however, beautiful weather this evening and more weather beautiful look for loss of sunshine once again. for martin luther king day and mid-60s. redwood city, we will sue low 60s inland. fairfield, antioch, livermore. san francisco getting into the low 60s. 60s in petaluma. 60s and also when oakland. with your kron 4 7 day around the bay to state, more sunshine and a few increasing high clouds. as of this system and the pacific gets closer but still mid-60s as a big cool start. the increasing cloud coverage with the chance for some light rain
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 5:30am EST
for the next four years, barack obama. [applause] [cheers and applause] >> hello, everybody. good evening. first of all, i love michelle obama. [applause] and to address the most significant events of this weekend, i love her bangs. [applause] she looks good. she always looks good. as president, you make a lot of important decisions. probably the most important decision is who is going to be your partner during the course of your presidency. there have been some decisions i got right, some, maybe folks might question. one decision i know was absolutely correct, absolutely spot on, was my choice of vice president. i could not have a better partner than joe biden. and joe biden could not have a better partner than dr. jill biden. we love these folks. give them a round of applause. [applause] some of you may have heard the story of andrew jackson's inaugural reception. partygoers got so rowdy, they broke expensive china. [laughter] i also want to thank the source for their outstanding entertainment. the u.s. navy see chanters and the guy who has been known to make pretty good music,
FOX News
Jan 29, 2013 3:00pm PST
that obama in the first three-and-a-half years of his presidency was bigoted. which i think is absurd. i would like to see the two sides agree on respecting each other's sincerity and depths of belief. if the boy scouts does this on its own that is the way civil society ought to work. what i object to is coercion of the state. let the institutions, it will change over time. it's a generational issue. three states approved gay marriage in 2012. it is changing. allow private institutions to evolve in their own way without the heavy hand of the state. >> bret: a. santa barbar santa a >> -- >> bret: a.b.? >> president obama moved on this and it was calculated politically to catch up for the last ten years in the country. one of the biggest changes we have witnessed, swiftest changes we have seen in our society. politician have trouble catching up with that but they read the polls and they know what is going on. the boy scouts are not endeavoring to change their long-standing tradition so much to be because they want to welcome homosexuals and be inclusive, as they do not feel they can sur
ABC
Jan 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
some images that say it all. this is president obama, four years ago. and today. the marathon of the past four years etched on his face. and he would say, in his graying hair. and michelle obama holding the bible as her husband took the oath then and today. michelle obama. and the girls, sasha and malia. what a difference four years makes in the lives of these young women. >>> and now i want to bring in our chief white house correspondent jonathan karl. >> reporter: well, that's right. that was the big, the lofty, the ambitious today. tomorrow, reality comes back. the president, if you looked at that stage, it's the people that hold the key for his second term agenda. over his right shoulder, speaker john boehner. it is boehner that can stop the president's agenda dead in its tracks. all of the president's priorities including gun control, combatting climate change, ultimately must go through a republican-controlled house that is led by boehner, to get anything passed. he must find a way to work with boehner, despite deep political differences on the very issues that the president wa
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am EST
and pleasure to welcome the love of my life and our president for the next four years, barack obama. >> to address the most significant event of this weekend, i love her bangs. she looks good. she always looks good. >> the president said inaugural festivities must soon yield to tougher tasks. >> after we celebrate, let's make sure we work as hard as we can to pass on an america that is worthy not only of our past but also of our future. >> as for his inaugural address, remained coy. >> i'm going to be pretty brief. there are a limited number of good lines and you don't want to use them all up tonight. >> he begins with a two-act play, brown strokes from the front of the capitol and details three weeks later from the state of the union. >> he's going to lay out his vision for the second term and where he thinks the country needs go in the years ahead and a blueprint in the state of the union. so we view these speeches as a package. >> the now defunct campaign will try to focus on deficit control and gun control. on the last issue republicans can see democrats in distress. chief among
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am PST
obama the past four years. the fact that she was willing to join the administration, serve so loyally. kept the party, democratic party united. that at this point she's leaving after hitting a bit of a rough spot with the benghazi con tro strersy and also with her health issues that it was a way to say thank you. the only person might not have been so thrilled to see this interview is joe biden. because they could be rivals for the democratic nomination in 2016. but i think it may have been just exactly what barack obama said. a chance to say thank you. >> and he had called her one of the finest secretaries of state. with that said here, susan, last day, this friday, for secretary clinton. what can't president obama do in his second term without her? we've said it so many times. she's the most traveled, has spent the most miles in the air. the administration also according to what steve croft was pointing out in the interview, saying they had no major foreign policy accomplishments, major ones, that is, that they could hold high was his question in the first four years. will that chan
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
them voted for obama. back eight years prior to that in 2004 george w. bush got 44% of hispanics. romney continue even get 30%. that is the difference in a state like florida, and a a bunch much other states around the country. republicans have got to find way to say to hispanics that we are on your side, we welcome you, value you, and yes even to the 11 million i will legals who are here, and you're exactly right, during the height of the 2012 campaign marco rubio was talking about a "dream act" light, some kind of measure that would allow people who are here, we're talking now about young people who were brought here as children through no fault of their own who had gone to college or served in the military, to make sure that they weren't deprocedure etd an depo*erted andeported and had a path to sit te citizenship. and president obama said don't deport those people. a lot of the vote went to obama, the president is on our side. the republicans can't do that this time. i understand the concerns about people break our laws and border enforcement has to be part of it, but they ha
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am EST
years. i think mr. obama is doing a heck of a good job. he is getting a lot of his promises down. i hope the next four years are as good as the last. thank you for having me. host: eric in seattle, what do think about all this? -- do you think about all this? you always have to turn down the volume and dirty -- on your tv. in today's inaugural, you'll hear a lot from senator schumer. here he is explaining his role in today's inauguration. >> the hardest part is trying to make sure everybody, there will be a huge crowd, not as big as four years ago, but a huge crowd, they get to their places, their seeds or standing places. as you know, there were big problems four years ago, not the fault of the committee, but of some people. we're trying to deal with huge numbers of people. we have done a couple of things -- we are using an iphone at -- app that will tell the on where they are and where the best route to go to, taking into account lines and everything, to get to their seat. people waited in line for hours, and when they got to the gate, they were told they were at the wrong date. t
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 9:00am PST
immigration. for example, during the obama years, immigration authorities have reached record levels of what they call removals, detentions and deportations of immigrants. take a look at year 2012, 409,849 detentions just to put it in perspective. similar to deporting each and everyone in cities like omaha, nebraska, oakland, california. let me also talk about somebody that a lot of people don't really know much about, and the reality is that according to the pew hispanic center the net migration from mexico to the united states has reached zero. between 200 aand 2010, 1.4 million immigrants arrived but 1.4 million or more left which again, talks about the fact that net migration from mexico to the united states is zero. what i would like to do now, suzanne, is play some sound from a couple of very young immigrant whose were brought to this country when they were very young and are hoping for a final solution to the problem of immigration in this country. let's take a listen. >> i didn't have a choice to come here. but i have done nothing bad here. >> reporter: sisters were toddlers when the
WHUT
Jan 22, 2013 10:00am EST
part one of a two-part conversation about the presidency of barack obama and the next four years joined by doris kearns goodwin, jon meacham, bob woodward, bob caro, and michael beschloss. >> i know it's the consensus that we're -- barack obama has to do is get along with the republicans. i'd like to say something about that. president obama is fond of quoting-- and if he isn't, i am-- martin luther king's statement "the moral arc of the universe bends slowly but it bends towards justice." in the first term, president obama did bend that moral arc. he got health insurance, peace of mind for more than 30 million people. the bill may be floored but it's passed. in the second term i see a sort of differently. everyone's attacking the moral arc of justice-- social security medicare, everyone's saying we have to cut it back. that's the great safety net for the american people. i almost see him as a defender. he has to defend social security and medicare in a fiscally responsible way. >> rose: inaugural day 2013, assessment by journalists and looking forward with historians when we con
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2013 2:00am PST
see you. in a few hours, president obama will take the oath of office for the second time in 24 hours before laying out his agenda for the next four years. just before noon sunday, supreme court chief justice john roberts administered the oath of office as required by law on the 20th of january. take a listen. >> please raise your right hand. >>> i about a rack hussein obama swear that will faithfully execute the office of the president of the united states and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you, mr. chief justice. thank you so much. thank you, sweetie. thank you. >> i did it. all right. thank you, everybody. >> and in case you didn't hear that last part, sasha said you didn't mess up. in reference to the first time he took the oath in 2009. last night the president and first laid yea long with the vice president and mrs. biden all attended an inaugural reception where each of them spoke. here's a taste on how that evening went. >> thank you so much for joinin
Comedy Central
Jan 22, 2013 11:00pm PST
. today's celebrated barack obama breakout star was none other that charles schumer who hosted the fest activities. he was able to enhance the rit yiment with shah bat service announcements. >> the theme of this year's inaugural is faith in america's future. >> jon: speaking of faith, i believe we should at this time thank cantor lonestein's lovely wife, hannah, for the delicious treats awaiting us downstairs. [ laughter ] following the ser -- [ laughter ] but of course inauguration day isn't all ceremony. at its center is the president's speech where he articulates the vision of governance in the next four years. the early reviews. >> marvelous speech brave and bold. >> historic speech. >> audacious speech. >> a huge proposal for america. >> jon: it's a call to action like j.f.k.'s ask not what your country to k- do for you or fdr, the only thing we have to fear is fear itself or jimmy carter's somewhat inexplicable "she's a brickhouse she's mighty mighty." [ laughter ] true it was an inaugural speech before you it was -- [ laughter ] let's listen to barack obama. >> fidel at this
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 8:00pm PST
answer. reagan, obama, less than 30 years, what's happened in america? >> i think, you know, f.d.r. once said that great presidents become great because they come to power at a moment when ideas in the life of the nation require clarification. and they offer that clarification. ronald reagan's rise was an answer to the excesses of the new deal and the great society. he has a man who brought the conversation from the first point being what can the state do to being what the market can do? i think what's happened in the last 30 years and what's happening right now is that we know in our hearts that the choices we face that you just alluded to, the gao report, the expensive healthcare. the expense of the entitlements, the idea that so much of our future is mortgaged and only growing higher is a tough choice. and we're not apparently ready as a people and certainly not as an administration, and the obama administration to make those hard choices. i think we are threading water in the united states. and i think president obama is in some ways a figure of a threading water are a. >> bill: trea
FOX Business
Jan 22, 2013 10:00pm EST
." the the stock market at five-year highs, does a second obama term equal another bull run? mike ryan, ubs chief investment strategist, next. ♪ ♪ lou: stocks moving higher on wall street today, mike ryan will join us here in just moments, but, first, the dow up 62.5 points. the s&p gained six and a half, both indexes at the highest levels in five years. the nasdaq up eight points, and volume more today, a half billion shares, and after the close, google reported earnings up 36%. google beating targets and moving higher in after hours trading as expected. maker of blackberry, research in motion, hot up more than 12% today, more than 50% since the beginning of the year. not a bad ride. apple up after earnings after the close tomorrow, and the investigation continuing into the battery's powering boeing's 787 dreamliner. the japanese made lithium battery packs believed to be the cause of the fire on two aircraft. the company also making lithium batteries for hybrid and electric cars that has implications beyond boeing. advanced battery technology at the heart of objections to the sale
PBS
Jan 25, 2013 6:00pm PST
federal appeals court rejected several recess appointments made by president obama last year, saying the moves were unconstitutional. the president appointed three people to the national labor relations board last january. the president argued he was justified in doing so because the senate was away for a 20-day break. but republicans and business groups said the senate was still technically in session, if only for a few minutes every few days. the panel of three judges-- all appointed by republican presidents-- said mr. obama had done an inappropriate end-run around the senate. but white house spokesman jay carney took issue with the ruling. >> the decision is novel and unprecedented. it contradicts 150 years of practice by democratic and republican administrations. so we respectfully but strongly disagree with the rulings. accord together congressional research service something like 280 plus intrasession recess appointments by, again, democratting and republican administrations dating back to 1867. >> sreenivasan: if the decision stands, it could invalidate hundreds of decisions made
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2013 5:30am EST
obama takes the oath, ready to tackle four more years as commander in chief as we prepare for four years of standoffs and fiscal uncertainty. there's a reason why we're broadcasting from a pub. it's "way too early" for this. good morning, i'm bill karins hosting a special edition of "way too early" live from the dubliner in washington, d.c. amazing crowd. lined up outside for hours. we're going to jam as many of you in as we possibly can as we go throughout "way too early" and, of course, "morning joe" on this special day. we're a few blocks from the capitol building will president obama will make his inaugural address this morning in front of hundreds of thousands of on lookers. president obama's seconds term now underway. as mandated by the constitution. the president was officially sworn no office on january 20th, less than 24 hours ago. john roberts administered the oath during a private ceremony at the white house. unlike four years ago, this time they got it right. no do over needed. the ceremonies coincide with the national holiday of dr. martin luther king. president obama
Current
Jan 22, 2013 7:00pm PST
has agreed to hear a constitutional challenge to the act this year. president obama's inaugural address yesterday though, he recognizes the battle for voting rights isn't over. here's the president. >> obama: our journey is not complete a citizen is not forced to wait for hours to exercise the right to vote. >> michael: now that he has been inaugurated, do you think voters going to the ballot is at risk. >> i think it is. the republicans are a minority party. they got the minority in the presidential and senate and over all house races they're not working with the demographic roots that are growing in this country, which are largely latinos. and it will make it impossible for them to break into that voting block. the only way they can win is by changing the rules. i know i can cite some great philosophers but gary trudeau has been citing the politics that we'll just change the election by changes the votes and you can see it in dunes bury. there was no photo i.d. that was the way to diminish the vote of young people and african-americans and other minorities. what it did was so
MSNBC
Jan 22, 2013 9:00am PST
conservative ascend yancey, and what obama has in mind is i won't get everything done in these four years. i may have a republican house the entire time, but i can begin to build a movement and support for a set of ideas the way ronald reagan did so we can have more victories down the line. >> that's what keeps michael steel up at night. we have to leave it there for now. this is a live look at the washington national cathedral where president obama is attending the national prayer service. after the break, if his dpesic agenda wasn't ambitious enough, he faces a growing checklist abroad. can he cement his foreign policy legacy with less military and more diplomacy? we'll discuss next. hey, our salads. [ bop ] [ bop ] [ bop ] you can do that all you want, i don't like v8 juice. [ male announcer ] how about v8 v-fusion. a full serving of vegetables, a full serving of fruit. but what you taste is the fruit. so even you... could've had a v8. but what you taste (announcer) scottrade knows our and invest their own way. with scottrade's smart text, i can quickly understand my charts, and spend mor
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2013 6:00am EST
barack obama for four years comment why it was important to trust them once again. every single day of the campaign, she was a fierce advocate for president obama, and democrats from all walks of life. whether it was tingling with republicans on tv, traveling to every corner of the country on behalf of our candidates, or raising the funds necessary to win. i was inspired by her tireless advocacy, the size of her heart, and the ferocity of her spirit. i know that this is no surprise to many of you. throughout her career, whether it was being the youngest woman elected to the florida legislature, representing florida in congress, or her remarkable fight against breast cancer, our chair has always exhibited courage and strength in the face of tremendous obstacles. that is why debbie wasserman schultz is the chair our party needs as we begin president obama's second term. she will be instrumental in the president's push for immigration reform, clean, renewable energy, reducing gun violence, and building an economy that last -- get this -- from the middle out. for all these reasons, and
PBS
Jan 24, 2013 4:30pm PST
appointed him anyway, but that term ends this year and obama wants the senate to act this time. >> financial institutions have plenty of lobbyists looking out for their interests. the american people need richard to keep standing up for them. >> reporter: over the last year, cordray has put to rest many fears the c.f.p.b. would overreach. >> we approach this work with open minds, open ears and great determination. >> reporter: but republicans seem equally determined to block cordray. they want to change the c.f.p.b., replacing a single director with a board of commissioners. darren gersh, "n.b.r.," washington. >> susie: what really happened in the financial crisis, and what work still needs to be done, is the focus of a new book. "after the music stopped" is written by alan blinder, former vice chairman of the federal reserve, and now professor of economics at princeton. when i sat down with him today, i asked him if the financial system is still at risk, five years later. >> i think we are still at risk. i tell you what i think is the biggest one it is not in the details but in the very bro
CNN
Jan 21, 2013 1:00am EST
four years. republican consultants joining us. friend and advisor of president obama. paul, you wrote an article today. you said the president should say all the right things in his speech tomorrow about coming together and about unity and go out and be ruthless. >> yes. that is the lesson of lincoln. in the first inaugural he talked about appealing to the better angels of our nature and then we went to war. he tried. president obama has tried. i think presidents have to change, try to change the culture in which they are placed. in this case, this division that we have in the country isn't going to be healed. it wasn't healed by president clinton. it wasn't healed by president bush. it has not been healed by president obama be . >> you're saying it doesn't matter what he says tomorrow. he should just be ruthless. >> i think he's got to pursue his agenda with way president lincoln did. yes, with relentless commitment. i think the central political miscalculation of his first term is he thought his mere presence would bank those partisan. >> you're going to be saying yada, yada i
PBS
Jan 29, 2013 3:00pm PST
securing the southern border. seven years ago then senator obama the joined a similar effort >> if the compromise that's been discussed and has the agreement of those who were in this room, if that ends up being the bill that is signed into law, it's a win-win for everybody >> woodruff: today president obama praised the new senate effort. he said the path to citizenship must be clear from the start and not just be tied to border security. >> we have to lay out a path, a process that includes passing a background check, paying taxes, paying a penalty, learning english, and then going to the back of the line behind all the folks who are trying to come here legally. that's only fair. right? so that means it won't be a quick process but it will be a fair process. >> woodruff: back in washington florida republican marco rubio, a member of the bipartisan senate group, still seemed concerned the president wanted to move too far too fast >> if this endeavor becomes a bidding war to see who can come up with the easiest, quickest and cheapest pathway to green card possible, this thing is not goi
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm EST
president obama last year, that was a campaign that wasn't successful. you talked to them about that and about why they think it's worth theirñr money this time. >> first of all in the case of sheldon addalson he told the wall street journal a few weeks ago easy come easy go basically. i'm in the gambling busy and you lose sometimes. for him, this is chump change. he probably didn't even notice the $100 million or so that he reportedly spent out of his bank account. but others like foster frees who is a big investor out of the west he wants to keep spending. he believes what he believes. they do know that they lost and didn't get what they wanted for their money so they're going to think about tactics going forward when we get into the real campaign season. it doesn't make sense to spend on television ads if there are better uses for their money but they are going to spend their money. >> woodruff: jim, you've been looking at this nomination fight. what do the prospects look like? does it look like the ad campaign is having an effect? >> frankly right now it does not look like it's
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 8:30am EST
, obama's grandfather, was with 8 years old at the time that his mother, obama's yeah great grandmother, died. today lived in a little house here on buchanan street down a few blocks, and the great grandfather, ralph dunham, ran a garage and auto shop. it's sixth avenue which is right around the corner, and that's where she took some strychnine and was found dead on the night of thanksgiving 1926. >> could you drive a little slower? >> i sure or can. we're now approaching the house, 703 buchanan. >> [inaudible] >> little white two-of story shotgun house, no more than 10 feet white. one house from the corner of seventh and buchanan. little front porch. i'm sure it's the same house as in 1926, although -- this is where she died, inside those walls. >> [inaudible] >> the garage where the -- [inaudible] >> alleyway could have been -- [inaudible] because that brick is old. >> host: david maraniss, how old was she when she killed herself? >> guest: she was 26. she was born in 1900. >> host: and why'd she kill herself? >> guest: she killed herself because of her -- well, what we kn
FOX Business
Jan 26, 2013 2:00am EST
. the president looks seriously he is not. he ignores what he said seven years ago. senator obama said this it took 42 president's 224 years to run up $1 trillion of foreign debt to but this administration did that in five years. he was right. but no obama's administration ran up another $6 trillion. how was that possible? barack obama at believed this. >> barack obama has a debt problem into increase the debt limit. >> but president demands congress raise the debt limit without condition. i want the old obama back. then to one scares ♪ gerri: hello, everybody. i'm gerri willis, and tonight, on "the willis report," the mutual fund industry wants to punish you for taking out your own money, trillions of dollars at stake. will you pay more this weekend for using a credit card rather than cash? find out. and, illegal immigrants are not supposed to get medicare, but a new report says, yes, they can. "the willis report" is on the case. ♪ all that and more coming up later in the show, but, first, our top story, a new warning for investors tonight. if federal regulators get their way, you
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 2:00pm PST
late. >> first of all, i think part of this was about the next four years of president obama. it's not just about -- >> how does he need hillary? because he didn't put women in top positions? >> hillary is a major figure in the democratic party, was a major figure before he ever came on the scene. her husband, bill clinton, is still a major figure in the party even though that galls barack obama, and it wouldn't do to have this other royal family in the democratic tent out there undermining obama's candidacy or -- excuse me, obama's presidency in any way. this was a goodwill gesture on the way out of the door. >> to keep her on base. >> could tep her close, absolutely. keep your enemies close and your friends closer. >> let me ask you back the question i put to joy and she asked and answered. will joe biden bow out if it's clear hillary is running? >> i think so. and i think so because hillary has a much deeper, broader base in the party. i know joe biden well, i have covered him for a long time. he's nothing if not a political realist. if he assesses the situation a couple years d
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 6:00pm EST
they're optimistic about overhauling the system this year. president obama is scheduled to unveil his immigration plan on tuesday in nevada. former vice presidential candidate and wisconsin congressman paul ryan says lawmakers will be watching. on "meet the press" today ryan said he's cautiously optimistic about passing immigration reform this year. >> i think there's a balance between respecting the rule of law and adhering to the reality of the day, and i think marco rubio probably touched on it. i support and agree with the principles he laid out about earned legalization. >> he also talked about budget and deficit issue this is morning. he believes the sequester that was postponed will go into effect when the deal expires in march. >>> a busy week ahead on capitol hill. on monday the senate will vote on the $50 billion sandy aid bill, and then on tuesday a committee could vote to confirm senator john kerry as secretary of state setting up a full senate vote in early february. wednesday the ceo of the national rifle association will testify at a hearing on gun violence along with g
CBS
Jan 25, 2013 12:00pm EST
dollar in eight years. >>> president obama has just selected his chief of staff. we understand the person is dennis mcdonogh, currently the president's top national security aide. mcdonogh would replace jack lu, who has been nominated to be the new treasury secretary. the press is standing by waiting for president obama to make an appearance and to officially announce the new selection. so we will go back to that when the president enters. >>> let's take a bump. snow is on the way. how much is expected, the full forecast in just a moment. >>> starting in mountain airy and lovettsville, the cacoctin mountains over the next hour. j.c., back to you. >>> there's the president. let's go to the white house. >> thank you, everybody. please, everybody have a seat. good afternoon. welcome to the announcement of one of the worst kept secrets in washington. as president i rely on an extraordinary team of men and women here at the white house every single day. and i rely on my chief of staff to keep up with them and our entire government making sure we're all moving in the same direction. maki
SFGTV2
Jan 21, 2013 10:30pm PST
. >> last year, the obama administration had a package of recommendations that appeared to be dead on arrival. why? >> examples-simpson? >> i am assuming. -- is that the bulls-simpson? -- simpson-bowles? >> i am assuming. >> i think there was pushed back in the right way. the commission was focused on cuts and not investments. the great deficit in this country is the investment deficit, the investment in people and infrastructure. there were attempts to revive it. it was a super committee proposal. i think it is a good thing the super committee failed to reach an agreement. we will see where that goes. it was not a fair deal. there was so little revenue and so much padding. -- so much cutting. someone was writing the other day that the anti-tax mania is at an all-time low. reagan was willing to raise taxes. it shows how extreme. someone said the of the grover norquist may be the most powerful person in america. the new pledge he has held canada is to. he has held candidates -- the new pledge he has held the new candidates to is keeping millions -- it has a role to play in a country ri
FOX
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am PST
entertainment. beyonce who sang "at last" during the obamas' first dance four years ago. she will be singing the national anthem and kelly clarkson will be singing as well as james taylor day -- james taylor. among the bay area is a rather new u.s. citizen. grant perry of santa rosa told me recently why this is so special for him. >> i have been a u.s. citizen now for about 12 years. it's really a great experience to be coming here. i know my american friends have never done it. >> reporter: now, there are fight a few paraphernalia items that you can buy. this is one that i bought. it's the official inauguration program. you can see a nice picture of president obama there and a few nice pictures inside. what i really like on the back side, you can see this picture here, it says "this seat is taken again for the next four years." the president, january 20th, twin. i'm pretty sure that's -- 2009. i'm pretty sure that is in reference to clint eastwood and other comments that were made. i know you will be talking about the 49ers. we did come across a crew here from atlanta yesterday. we
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2013 9:00pm PST
barack hussein obama to be president. the country chose barack hussein obama to be president twice. we picked him again a second time after watching him in action for four years, and then having a very good chance to pick a new guy instead. this will never happen again. barack obama will never run for office again. and we do not know who will succeed him as president in four years. but the honoring of the office of presidency today, again, entrusted to him, will forever be a day writ large, writ large by us by our generation, our country in our time. we did this. and turning around, a stream of people going the other direction, and taking the long view, taking it in, taking a look, just one more second. we are not going to see this again. joining us now is andrea mitchell, nbc's chief foreign affairs correspondent, host of "andrea mitchell reports" on msnbc, and a person who is very good at covering inaugurations. >> thank you for that. i love it. >> you have been my lode star for all the time that you have done this. but today, seeing you up there on the vip platform, working and inte
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 8:00am PST
united states, michelle obama. as you watched her grow in this role the last four years, what do you think? >> well she has done -- she is a, the most popular person in america just about. she has firmed up the sense of this family as a very responsible family that people can relate to, which was not always going to be obvious. so i think she has had that important role. she has not had the role hillary clinton had of getting involved in public policy. and i wouldn't be surprised -- and this is something she is capable of doing so i wouldn't be surprised over the second term if she drifts more in into that role. more publicly, i think she has had a significant role behind the scenes. >> jill biden has just been introduced to the crowd and taken her place. mark? >> i think it's remarkable, when she started in the campaign in 2008, where the remark about, i've never been more proud of my country, she was attacked and became a political listening rod, and it's been a very conscious, concentrated and effective effort to bring her back to the point where she is a figure of towering popula
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 1:00pm EST
appointment runs out the end of this year, president obama renominated him this week. >> he's helped protect americans from predatory lenders, launched a campaign to help families make smart decisions about college and cracked down on credit card companies that charged hidden fees. >> the last year, 45 republicans said in a letter, they would never vote for anyone to head that bureau and republican senator mike crapo says until key structural changes are made to the bureau to ensure accountability and transparency, i will continue my objepposition to any nominee for director. not all of his nominees are encountering such opposition, senator john kerry received bipartisan support at his confirmation hearing on thursday. >> the airplane, the one that says on the side, united states of america, lands anywhere in the world, i will be proud that it will be john kerry representing us. >> should he be confirmed, i'm confident he will be, and become our next secretary of state. i'm sure we'll have our disagreements which i know neither one of us will hesitate to bring to the other's attention. >> ev
Current
Jan 28, 2013 9:00pm PST
executive order signed by president obama last year. well, today illinois democratic senator dick durbin who is the guy to first propose the dream act said with this bill that temporary reprepare could become permanent. >> the cream act is going to be an integral part of comprehensive immigration reform. i look forward to happy news for these dreamers. >> john: i'm joined by george zornick washington reporter for the nation. and arturo carmona executive director of presente.org , which is described itself as being a national organization thattists to ampify the political voice for the latino communities. do you think this could ever satisfy the needs of the 11 million undocumented workers already living here? >> look, we welcome the opening of the immigration debate. there is no question that it's been long overdue. the current situation is untenable. hundreds of thousands of immigrants is been deported. these were immigrants who were hard working and contributing families to this country. it's important to recognize this as a step forward. but we believe that it falls short of wh
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 7:00am EST
president obama's speechmaking over the years. what stands out beyond yesterday? as another good one and a bad one? caller: i think the other speech that students will be read -- students will be reading this speech and the one after the shootings at sandy hook. that will be the obama portion of their reading in the speeches of american culture. those two speeches stand as one of the best things that i have heard in my life. i mean, i am talking and that good. host: mason next in a dayton, ohio. caller: good morning. how are you? are really thought president obama's speech was an lightning, and i thought it was very motivating and inspirational. it really spoke on the points that ring true for the majority of americans in this country. most of the polls have shown support for the president is at an all-time high of presidency is over the past several decades. i really hope that his call for gop not to be so obstructionist in the next four years, actually get the work done, is answered. on a second note, i have been very upset about the callers that have called in today, overreaching, say
LINKTV
Jan 21, 2013 3:00pm PST
president obama refused to accept corporate donations, but this year exxonmobil, at&t, christoph are among the biggest backers of today's festivities. -- microsoft are among the biggest backers of today's festivities. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the teenage gunman is in custody after allegedly killing five members of his family in new mexico on saturday night. police say the 15-year-old killed his parents and three siblings, each suffering multiple gunshot wounds. the suspect was armed with several weapons, including an assault rifle. it was the deadliest mass shooting in the u.s. since the newtown massacre over a month ago. the shooting came on the same day opponents of gun control held rallies across the country to oppose the white house effort to reform the nation's gun laws. at demonstrations in pennsylvania and ohio, gun owners pilloried calls for stricter gun control. >> no law put on law abiding citizens h crime. they're going to take my gun so i can get shot. >> my thoughts is, tell the leftwing liberal idiots in washington
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 8:30pm EST
great-grandmother had committed suicide and stand down him, obama's grandfather was eight years old at the time that obama's great-grandmother died.o they lived in a little house on began and street down a few blocks and the great-grandfather ralph done him rent a garage in auto shop on sixth avenue which is right around the corner. that is where she took some strychnine and was found dead on the night of thanksgiving 1926. >> can you drive a little slower? we are now approaching the house at 703 buchanan. a little white two-story shotgun house, no more than 10 feet wide one house from the corner of seventh on buchanan. at little front porch. i'm sure it's the same house since 1926. this is where ruth dunham died. this is the garage where the drug is parked. >> that brick is old. >> yeah. >> host: at david maraniss how n old was she when she killedself herself? >> guest: she was 26. she was born in 1900.l >> host: why did she kill herself? >> guest: she killed herself because, well she left a suicide note that said she was distraught over her husband's -g so that was the immediate caus
CNN
Jan 21, 2013 8:00am EST
evangelical minister who withdrew after it came to light he gave an anti-gay sermon years ago. president obama recently changed his mind to support same-sex marriage and the episcopal church is more in line with that. as you know, they have gay pastors. >> thank you, brianna. we're going to be watching the president in roughly 30 minutes or so. we'll be looking forward to that. the president will deliver a speech. then ats out to lunch. it's a slow limo ride down pennsylvania avenue. cnn's suzanne malveaux literally has one of the best seats you could possibly have along the parade route. hey, suzanne. >> reporter: good morning, soledad. this is prime real estate. this is the hot spot to be because essentially here's where we are at ninth and pennsylvania. jonathan, if you show our audience, the president and vice president and our motorcade, they are going to start at the capitol here. after the oath, they are going to head down pennsylvania avenue. you can see already all of the police that have lined up, the secret service, the park police, local officials, people from all over the co
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 4:00am PST
now -- >> you've seen the change from, you know, president obama from four years ago and how he's changed, and then the girls, too. watching them grow up and seeing them in that moment, just enjoying it was awesome. >> absolutely. michelle obama always says she wants them to be normal, nice and well mannered. >> seems like she's doing a great job. >> doing a great job. members of congress will hold a news conference to mark the 40th anniversary of the landmark supreme court decision legalizing abortion in most cases. now a new nbc news/wall street journal poll finds 70% of americans say roe v. wade should not be overturned. >>> former penn state football coach joe paterno died on this date last year. joe paterno's legacy has been tainted by the jerry sandusky scandal. supporters will gather for a candlelight vigil. >>> and president obama and vice president biden and their spouses will attend a national prayer service this morning, an inaugural tradition started by george washington. >>> all day long you can stay on top of the very latest developments on those stories and the very
Comedy Central
Jan 23, 2013 1:00am PST
witness the historic inauguration of barack obama. and i was there. yes! and now four years later, i had returned. i'm right back here in exactly the same spot as last time! the atmosphere, the energy here is electric. [ laughter ] we can move closer. we can walk closer than this. let's just walk. okay. so it was off to a slow start. we have have the right day today, right? this is it? we can pick it up. we can really move. i was expecting a few more people than this. >> just wait around. you'll see. they coming. >> this feels a bit more like an ultimate frisbee signup. this is nice. >> slightly less people than in 2009 but they more than made up for it with enthusiasm. how excited are you to be here? >> i'm tired. >> yay! >> yay! >> yay! >> last time it felt like an historic event. this one feels more like a constitutionally mandated process. >> ah, i would say so. >> what was wrong with these people? 2009 they understood the scale of what is happening. >> for me it's the most historic event that is happening. >> number one. >> number one in terms of history of the world. it's bette
FOX Business
Jan 22, 2013 8:00pm EST
year. >> you are admitting it's not an obama spending spree or a bunch of entitlements, but interest -- >> it is -- neil: you know what? i don't care who is to blame for this. i don't care about the every spending in the bush years, a prescription bush plan, paid for to or not or two wars on the books. i agree with that. i'm not see here he's to blame or barack obama is the one. i'm here to acknowledge the $16 there in debt that we have right now that you can minimize all you want, but i'm telling you, it's going to choke us alive, kill us if we don't find a way to deal with it, and the president missed a golden opportunity yesterday to put this in grand war like terms to address for the next generation and the generations to come, and he did to the. >> it's not a priority. it's clear. i don't think we need to waste time speculating. >> it's all he talked about the last two and a half years. neil: right, but he just talked up a government of more spending. >> that's just not true. >> it's costs. you're right. we have been talking about it, but have we been doing anything? no. >> fede
SFGTV2
Jan 27, 2013 8:30pm PST
november the 5th campaigning for president obama, a dignified elderly 92 year old woman named bernice opened the door in my get out the vote identification, identified her supporting equality. and she looked at me and she looked at my official obama pen that said lgbt for obama and she looked at me with tears in her eyes and she said, our time has really come, hasn't it? we both cried. that moment with bernice takes some of the pain of this day away. on this day i always feel a heightened affinity with my uncle for this was that night 34 years ago that i had to first reflect on my own conversations with harvey. anyone who has had conversations with harvey will know, you cannot get away easy. and he didn't let me as a teenager get away easy either. i had to reflect about the meaning of those conversations. it was a day that i had to look hard at what his love and guidance would mean to me that that was gone, that i could only think of the words and the conversations that we had. my uncle was moved by all extraordinary heroes of authenticity that he would see, particularly when
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 5:00am EST
mideast. a possible breakthrough to help migraine sufferers. and the president obama on hillary clinton and the outlook for 2016. >> you guys in the press are incorrigible. i was literally inaugurated four days ago. and you're talking about elections four years from now. >>> it's nice to see you. i'm veronica de la cruz. this week, president obama puts immigration reform front and center on his agenda. on tuesday he will outline his overhaul in a major speech in las vegas, and even a bipartisan group of senators is on board to reform the system that impacts 11 million undocumented people in america. tracie potts has details for us. good morning. >> reporter: veronica, good morning. keep in mind we will see some action today, but this is far from final. we will see a four-page document that both democrats and republicans think will work. this afternoon a small group of democrats and republicans will announce they've come up with a recipe for immigration reform. >> to have an immigration law we can live with. >> border patrol, employer verificati verification, guest worker program
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 4:00am EST
see this done in a piece he'll fashion. remember, the original idea four years ago, president obama's promise was comprehensive reform. now, they're trying to get it done in the second term. mara. >> tracie potts, thanks for that. >>> we're learning more about that gefs stating fire that swept through a brazilian nightclub killed 233 people. nbc's annabel roberts joins us with the latest. what is the latest on the investigation? >> reporter: good morning, mara. well, i understand that actually a fourth person has now been detained by police, held for questioning so that makes two co-owners of the nightclub.the head of security at that club and a band member. and really investigations are focusing on why the fire spread so quickly. it appears that a member of the band lit some kind of pyrotechnic that set fire to the ceiling that was covered in some very flammable insulation. and investigations are focusing on that, i've heard but i cannot confirm at this stage that the fire club's safety permit had actually expired last year and it was in the process of getting that permit ren
CNN
Jan 21, 2013 1:00am PST
@andersoncooper. i'll be tweeting. the next four years, how has president obama changed the country and how has washington changed the presidency? is this the same man he was four years ago? jodi cantor wrote a story about it, and joins us next. >>> in the face of our common dangers, in this winter of our hardship, let us remember these timeless words. with hope and virtue, let us brave once more the icy currents and endure what storms may come. let it be said by our children's children that when we were tested, we refused to let this journey in. >> president obama's first inaugural address four years ago, we're back in the first few hours of president obama's second term. four years ago, of course, at a time of crisis, he offered hope and promised change. four years later, some of that change is in himself. "new york times" jodi cantor has written about it. she's written a bestseller, "the obama's" with us also tonight david gergen, he's seen presidential change from nixon to clinton. you've been writing about the obamas since they first came into office. the role that michelle obama plays for
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 11:00am EST
. there is john mccain who knows something about losing to barack obama, he did it four years ago. but it strikes me -- i guess i was stuck to the degree that this was an unyielding and compromising of an espousal. i basically thought to myself that it was a poetic version of a speech he would make accepting the nomination of the democratic national convention, saying this is what i want and if i get to be elected, now, he has been elected and inaugurated, this is what i intend to do. bret: what you do is you go general. you articulate widely agreeable themes. there's actually some of the little bit more like the state of the union address specific sites of things that he thinks ought to be done. this was somewhere of a typical inaugural address and you may make general reference to programs but it's usually veiled in such a way that you are not accused of sticking your i in your critics >> we talk about how the party should come together. how they should not talk over each other. "the washington post" also had the communications director in which he is talking about legacy and wo
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Jan 22, 2013 10:00pm EST
buzzword four years ago.the trrubling facts about our economy.... that have the country feeling a lot less optimistic about presiddnt so far... president obama has laid out a broad and mbitious term....but aa tooy dunnan .- reports...getting something difficult. oo tuesday the inaugural celebration was capped off with a traditional prayer service at the national the president begins a second perm - with ppenty on his plate.we will respond to the phhrat of climate changein his inaugural adddress -obama pushed for action on the environment - saying the impact offnaturalldisasters ccrney folllwed p. this is not only an issse of helpinn our climate nddenvironment but a matterr f our national securitysome top republicaas &pappear more focused on sppnding ii wassingttn.we should start withhspendinn and debt because if we donnt get a patters.house republicans are expected to vote wednesday on a three--onth extension of the ebt ceiling - but with a f the stipulation the seeate passes months.the white house says itts ready to work towardd something llsting..hat wee support is aalong-term raisi
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Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
thrilled and i know you feel the same way to have barack obama as our president for another four years and michelle as first lady. and i may be a little biassed, but i couldn't think of a better man than my husband to help our president lead our country for the next four years. as long as he has the privilege of serving this nation, i know that joe will keep fighting for american people every day ladies and gentlemen, please welcome me in joining my husband, our vice president joe biden. >> hello, i'm jill biden's husband, and i'm delighted to be with all of you here. let me begin with the simplest of statements. thank you. thank you. thank you. thank you, thank you. you are the only reason we are here. thank you for your support, thank you for being here and most of all thanking for believing in us. ladies and gentlemen, i've been honored to serve as vice president. but i've been especially honored to serve as barack obama's vice president. this man's already done an absolutely remarkable job. historic health care reform. two supreme court appointees, justice sotomayor and elaine kagan. e
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